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OPINION: Child poverty needs to be addressed

It would seem that some don’t think child poverty is a problem in Fall River because it is a wealthy community. At least that’s the vibe I get from the coffee shops, talking to...

Opinion: Teacher pleads with Premier to do the right thing

Editor's note: This is a letter that was sent to Premier Stephen McNeil. Dear Premier McNeil, I am a 20-year veteran teacher in Nova Scotia. I implore you to listen to what I am and my...

COLUMN: O’Leary – the little town that could

Last week, I took a mini-vacation to PEI. There was a reason why I would go to the Island after summer has ended and just a few days into the fall season. It was...

Local doctor reacts to Laker article

To the Editor: This is in response to the article which was published in the August 2016 issue of the Laker titled “New doctor coming to Beaver Bank” and is intended to clarify the information...

Bill’s Blog with MLA Bill Horne

Fall River Lions Christmas Express – Donation Drop Off The Fall River Lions Christmas Express is an annual event that provides Christmas baskets for over 100 families in the Waverley-Fall River area including Lakeview, Windsor...

Bill’s Blog – by MLA Bill Horne

Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and I would like to thank all the hard-working volunteers and organizations that made Christmas enjoyable for everyone in our community. Some of my...

EDITORIAL: Snow day closures anything but a “crisis”

I can finally agree with Education Minister Karen Casey on something when it comes to education—the closure of our schools when there is inclement wintry weather is not a crisis, as a so-called “expert”...

COLUMN: Bill’s Blog by Bill Horne, MLA

November 11th – Remembrance Day I wish to express my gratitude to the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces on this Remembrance Day and honour the memory of those members of the Canadian...

EDITORIAL: The poison that is Donald Trump

A week into his Presidency and the poison Donald Trump sows has become quite clear very quickly to everyone, but his supporters. Trump issued an Executive Order barring travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering...

COLUMN: MLAs highlight goals for sitting of house

Friends, With the fall sitting of the House of Assembly set to open on Oct. 13, we thought now would be a good time to both look back at the summer and get ready for...
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